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Another four years' jail for 'Houdini'

Another four years' jail for 'Houdini'

He's broken out of the country's toughest prisons, escaped from a court house, spent years on the run and rammed police cars in his ceaseless conflict with authority, but the man known as Houdini will have a tough time getting out of this bind.

Golf: Big teams survive scares at St Clair

Golf: Big teams survive scares at St Clair

Many of the big teams survived scares on day one of the Toro Women's Interprovincial at the St Clair Golf Club in Dunedin today.

Cricket: Ryder racks up the runs

Cricket: Ryder racks up the runs

Jesse Ryder's rampant summer continued for Wellington today as he finished with 162 in the Firebirds' first innings against Central Districts on day two of their Plunket Shield outing at Karori Park in the capital.

11,000 teachers oppose Christchurch school plan

11,000 teachers oppose Christchurch school plan

The New Zealand Education Institution has delivered a petition signed by more than 11,000 Canterbury teachers calling for the Government's plans for the future of education in Christchurch to be stopped.

Tennis: Kiwis could be absent from Heineken Open

Olivier Rochus has been handed a wildcard to next month's Heineken Open but there's a distinct possibility that, for the first time in the tournament's nearly 60-year history, no Kiwis will feature in the main draw.

Football: 5 reasons it's hard being a Phoenix fan

Football: 5 reasons it's hard being a Phoenix fan

Michael Brown of APNZ looks at five reasons why it can be hard being a Phoenix fan.

Cricket: Vettori's comeback stalls again

Cricket: Vettori's comeback stalls again

Daniel Vettori's return to cricket has been delayed even further, with the left-arm spinner absent for Northern Districts' HRV Cup Twenty20 match against Otago at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Friday.

Cricket: McCullum reaches out to Ryder and Taylor

Cricket: McCullum reaches out to Ryder and Taylor

New captain Brendon McCullum has made contact with the in-form Jesse Ryder and believes it's only a matter of time before one of the country's best batsmen is back in the New Zealand side.

Financial advisor jailed for fraud

Financial advisor jailed for fraud

A financial adviser has been sentenced to six years and two months in prison after stealing $4.7 million from investors, many of whom were family and friends.

Storm threatening Fiji could affect NZ

A tropical cyclone threatening Fiji could affect New Zealand, according to analysts.

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